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Hub. If I in act, consent, or sin of thought,
I left him well.
Go, bear him in thine arms.
136, 137. Be guilty of the stealing, catch may." Rowe emended to etc.] Compare iii. iv. 19 and iv. ii. “scramble." 246 supra.
147. unowed] unowned, for the 137. embounded in) enclosed with- ownership was being scrambled for. in.
Compare “owe,” iv. i. 123, etc. supra. 140. amazed] stupefied, struck 151. powers from home, etc.] foreign dumb with astonishment. Compare armies and internal rebels. Abstract iv. ii. 137 supra.
for concrete. 146. scamble) scramble for, get by 152. waits] awaits; transitive, rough means. Compare Henry V. the direct object being " decay." 1. i. 4: "the scambling and unquiet 154. wrested pomp) One is tempted times.” Cotgrave has “Griffe graffe: to paraphrase this as Usurpyd by hook or by crook, squimble Power," one of the “characters" in squamble, scamblingly, catch that Bale's Kynge Johan.
Now happy he whose cloak and cincture can 155
[Exeunt. 155. cincture] So Pope; center Ff. 158. in) at Rowe. 158. brief in hand) call for immediate attention or dispatch.
SCENE I.--King John's palace.
Enter KING JOHN, PANDULPH, and Attendants. K. John. Thus have I yielded up into your hand The circle of my glory.
[Giving the crown. Pand
Your sovereign greatness and authority.
And from his holiness use all your power
Take again] Lettsom this as "nobles" (county = count, as jectured "Take 't again,” which Dyce in Romeo and Juliet), with Steevens printed in his second edition. An and Delius, or as “shires," with object is thus supplied to “take.” Schmidt and Wright? I think the Heath conjectures that “From this ” fact that there is no mention of the should read “This from,” which rebellion of the nobles (which at that very ingeniously achieves the same time was the real danger, as Shakeend. By inserting a comma after speare knew), if this is supposed not
sovereign greatness and to refer to them, decides the matter. authority” may be made object to John would never have omitted them "take": the meaning is thus pre- from his list of troubles. This served and the grammatical con
overweighs the negative struction saved. It is so printed in evidence that "counties” is used by the 1821 Boswell-Malone. The Folios Shakespeare in other places only for have no comma.
Italian nobles. 8. counties] Are we to interpret 1o. love of soul] the sincerest love,
To stranger blood, to foreign royalty.
15 Or overthrow incurable ensues. Pand. It was my breath that blew this tempest up,
Upon your stubborn usage of the pope;
Go I to make the French lay down their arms. [Exit. K. John. Is this Ascension-day? Did not the prophet 25
Say that before Ascension-day at noon
Enter the BASTARD.
But Dover Castle: London hath received,
Your nobles will not hear you, but are gone 16. incurable] incurably F 4. Mr. Moore-Smith quotes Measure qualifie, mitigate.” So Two Gentlefor Measure, 1. i. 18: “we have with men of Verona, II. vii. 22:
“ But special soul elected him," and qualify the fire's extreme rage.” Schmidt's dictum that the soul is re- 19. convertite] An old form of presented as “the seat of real, not “convert.” Compare Lucrece, 743 : only professed, sentiments.”
“He thence departs a heavy con13. qualified] stemmed. Cotgrave vertite." has “Seder : to still, quiet, asswage,
To offer service to your enemy,
The little number of your doubtful friends.
After they heard young Arthur was alive?
But wherefore do you droop? why look you sad ?